Punjab irrigation department to undertake safety measures before Monsoon Season-flood

Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to complete advance safety arrangements before the arrival of monsoon season and possible flood.

He sought comprehensive plan from the Irrigation Department about making safety arrangements in this regard. He also directed to continuously monitor water situation in the rivers. CM directed to obtain authentic information about weather forecast by fully utilizing from the latest technology.

He directed concerned departments to remain vigilant all the time in the wake of possible flood. Usman Buzdar outlined that necessary machinery along with equipments should also remain completely functional.

CM emphasized that provincial and federal departments should perform their duties by maintaining a close liaison and all preparations should be completed in every respect to cope up with any untoward situation. CM directed Health Department that teams providing first aid should also remain ready and vigilant.

He directed that water situation should be continuously monitored in the hill torrents of DG Khan and Rajanpur. He underscored that in order to effectively deal with possible flood challenge, provincial departments should make their complete preparations. CM warned that no paper work or fake action will be tolerated and stressed that third party audit of pre-emptive arrangements will also be conducted.